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  • Same-Sex Marriages Bill 2006 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha;BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Marriage Act 1961
    to ensure that same-sex marriages are given equal status to heterosexual marriages, including repealing the definition of ‘marriage’ as the union between a man and a woman and repealing provisions which prevent same-sex marriages entered into under the law of another country from being recognised in Australia. 

    Bill

  • Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HULL, Kay, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997
    in the event that the Snowy Hydro Company is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in relation to: limits on individual, corporate and foreign ownership; and corporate and operational provisions to be included in the company constitution. 

    Bill

  • Social Security (Helping Pensioners Hit by the Skills Shortage) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    EVANS, Sen Chris 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to provide a discretion to extend the period in which sale proceeds from a pensioner’s principal home are not included in the assets test for pensioners whose new principal home construction has been unavoidably delayed. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Nov 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    to ensure the financial viability of the Commonwealth workers’ compensation scheme, by amending the definitions of ‘disease’ and ‘injury’ and making changes to improve the administration and provision of benefits; and makes amendments consequential on the commencement of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ; and the
    Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
    to: prohibit the operation of major hazard facilities without a licence; and extend its civil penalty regime to breaches of regulations. Also increases the maximum funeral benefits payable and makes a similar amendment to the
    Military Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2006 [2007]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: amends 45 Acts to correct clerical and drafting errors; repeals 17 obsolete Acts and amends six Acts as a consequence of those repeals. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to reform of the superannuation system, the bill realigns the tax treatment of superannuation payments for persons departing Australia with the new superannuation taxation regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation (Excess Concessional Contributions Tax) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to reform of the superannuation system, the bill imposes excess concessional contributions tax to give effect to the limit on concessional contributions to superannuation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation (Excess Non-concessional Contributions Tax) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to reform of the superannuation system, the bill imposes excess non-concessional contributions tax to give effect to the limit on non-concessional contributions to superannuation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation (Excess Untaxed Roll-over Amounts Tax) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to reform of the superannuation system, the bill imposes the top marginal tax rate (plus Medicare levy) on lump sum payments in excess of $1 million made from untaxed superannuation schemes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation (Self Managed Superannuation Funds) Supervisory Levy Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills in relation to reform of the superannuation system, the bill amends the
    Superannuation (Self Managed Superannuation Funds) Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1991
    to repeal the current penalty for the late lodgment of a self-managed superannuation fund’s regulatory return, enabling a single annual return to be lodged covering both the supervisory levy and income tax liability. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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